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AGC Reports Very Slight Decrease in Sales for Glass Segment in Q1 2020

AGC Inc.’s total net sales and net sales for its glass segment were down in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the first quarter of 2019. That’s according to the company’s first quarter 2020 consolidated financial results. For the … Continue reading

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Glass South America Announces New Dates

Glass South America has announced new dates for its 14th edition. The event has been rescheduled from November 5-8, 2020 to March 24-27, 2021. This change was due to requests from the market, which demanded more time to stabilize the … Continue reading

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Crystal Windows Celebrates 30 Years

On May 15, Crystal Window & Door Systems marked its 30th anniversary since opening in 1990. The company was founded by Thomas Chen, who immigrated to the U.S. from Taiwan. It now employs over 725 workers and expanded from its … Continue reading

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Patrick Kenny Reflects on 40-Year Career as He Approaches Retirement

Patrick Kenny, vice president of marketing for Vitro Architectural Glass, has been a pioneer throughout his 40-year career in the glass industry. He’s led new departments and taken on roles that didn’t exist previously. After spending his entire career with … Continue reading

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Construction Starts Show Sharp Contraction in April

Total construction starts declined 25% from March to April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $572.2 billion as COVID-19 and an economic recession hit the construction sector. In April, nonresidential building starts fell 37% from March, while residential dropped … Continue reading

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